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Saturday, 26 May 2007
Pede trian walk ay?

Pede trian walk ay

Someone with the initials SW might have altered this sign (spotted next to the supermarket in Oxted).

As an Owl, or B-person,  I was interested in this article:

Scientists have long known that early and late risers have genetic differences. One study from the University of Surrey found that extreme larks [early risers] are more likely to have a long version of a gene called Period 3, while extreme owls [late risers] are more likely to have a shorter version, leading to physiological differences. Professor Angela Clow from the University of Westminster found that early risers had higher levels of cortisol, the body’s main stress hormone, than the alarm-clock refuseniks.

“Personally I think this is better for you,” she says, citing a link between high cortisol levels and greater powers of concentration. “But because cortisol is a stress hormone, some scientists think early rising puts the body under greater stress.”

Avoid the stress!

Hat tip: Skuds’ Sister’s Brother.

Posted by bigblue on 26/05/2007 at 10:08 PM
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